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Real Estate Advice

26
Feb

What HOMEOWNERS should know about tax reform!

Since the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act was signed into law, many are concerned about the impact this tax reform plan will have on them. Here is what HOMEOWNERS should know about tax reform. Please contact The Lynch Group OC Real Estate with any questions at 949-494-3600

6
Sep

Why taking a ‘House-Selfie’ is the smartest thing you can do this year

Have you had your annual check up? These annual home maintenance to-dos can save you major headaches in the long run. TAKE A HOME SELFIE! Taking a photo of your home once a year is great for a few reasons. Compare how your home has evolved over the years, this helps to show future buyers the growth and maintenance. If

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2
Sep

Consumers grow more confident in future of economy

Source: Housing Wire Consumers’ assessment of their current conditions remained at a 16-year high even as their confidence in the future edged higher, according to the Consumer Confidence Survey conducted by The Conference Board by Nielsen, a provider of information and analytics around what consumers buy and watch. The Consumer Confidence Index increased to 121.1 in July up from 117.3

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28
Aug

Consumers vote for housing as top investment

Source: Bankrate.com Consumers voted for real estate as their top long-term investment choice for a third year in a row, according to the latest Bankrate.com survey. No-risk cash investments came in second, and stocks came in third. Broken out by age group, younger adults divided their vote for the soundest long-term investments between real estate and cash at 30 percent each. Stocks trailed

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24
Aug

Why taking the highest offer isn’t always prudent

Source: CNBC Sales and prices are moving so quickly that appraisals are not keeping up. If the appraisal doesn’t match the contract price, the buyer doesn’t get the mortgage, and the deal dies. The national median price of a home sold in June hit $263,800, a record, according to the National Association of Realtors. In addition, the average number of

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18
Aug

What’s Really Included In Closing Costs?

Expect property taxes, homeowners insurance, and lender’s costs to be part of your settlement-day tab. With your house-hunting and lender searches now in the rearview mirror, you can start steering your way around the final bend that leads to the driveway of your new San Angelo, TX, home: settlement day and closing. A few days before you meet with your real

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12
Aug

SURVEY: Seniors want walkability too

Source: Curbed.com Older Americans are placing a higher value on living in walkable urban centers, according to a new survey of 1,000 respondents nationwide about their living preferences. A majority of respondents surveyed by A Place for Mom, a national referral service, said it was “very important” or “somewhat important” to live in a walkable neighborhood. They also sought neighborhoods

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10
Aug

Inventory Myth Busting: Why is Home Inventory So Low?

When it Comes to Explaining Low Inventory Some Theories Are Better Than Others Everyone agrees the U.S. housing market is being squeezed by low inventory. What they don’t agree on is why. As home inventory sits near post-recession lows, there are many hypotheses on why there are so few homes for sale today. Here are the five leading theories: (1)

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19
Jun

The Importance of Real Estate Agents

Photo via shutterstock.com In today’s society, the internet provides great tips to help you sell your house. Many are starting to feel that they are better off buying or selling a home on their own as opposed to using a real estate agent. However, real estate agents play an essential and helpful role in the housing market. Here are just

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